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My 14 week old puppy may have gotten some terro ant bait. He

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my 14 week old puppy may have gotten some terro ant bait. He bit the plastic but most of the bait was dried and on the floor. It was an older trap. However, his stomach is making noises like a growling sound. I have read on line that it is not dangerous and to do nothing I just want to make sure
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am happy to answer your question today. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.
There may be a slight delay between your follow ups and my replies as I type out a thorough reply for you.

1- Do you know if he swallowed any of the plastic?

2- Any vomiting or diarrhea?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no the container was chewed but not eaten I threw it away in tact. no vomiting or diarrhea
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Should I be concerned?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Friend, the active ingredient in Terro Ant bait has a very wide safety margin in dogs; at worst you may see some mild vomiting or diarrhea otherwise your puppy will be fine; no need to be concern.

As far as the growling sound in the gastrointestinal tract, this can be the result of gas and the smooth muscle contraction in the intestines; I would go ahead and feed him, usually after they eat the sounds will get better.

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Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.
Hi Beth,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Leo. How is everything going?
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